Girl with Mirror

Who Will Shape Your Child’s Reality?

“Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. What you know, you can’t explain. What you feel, you’ve felt it your entire life. There’s something wrong with the world…you don’t know what it is. But it’s there, like a splinter in your mind. Driving you mad. “You take the blue […]

AndreAnna after weightloss

Triumphant Transformation

I grew up the fat kid. I don’t mean that to sound self-deprecating. It’s just who I was. My father is German – born and raised in Pforzheim – and along with the genetic blond hair and green eyes came the strong legs, 5’ 7” largeframe, and broad shoulders. I was not mistaken for the […]

The Road

One Mother’s Honest Perspective on Living with Celiac Disease I feel a ramble coming about. Fasten your seat belts and return your trays to their upright position. Ha! It feels that way at times, doesn’t it? Rolling down the hill, gripping the pavement, and hugging the jagged rock wall that will demolish you with a […]

Laundry Baskets

Make 2013 the year to be organized

If you are planning to make 2013 The Year You Get Organized, Once-And-For-All, you are in luck. New Year’s is the perfect time to tackle household organization, and I’m here to help. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if 2013 is the year to spontaneously invite friends over without fear of dirty dishes throughout the kitchen, wet […]

Lauren Crawford

Lauren Crawford, 12-Year-Old Entrepreneur

Most twelve year olds spend their days going to school, doing homework, participating in after school activities, spending time with their friends, and helping out around the house. Lauren Crawford is no different, with one exception – she also happens to be the founder of her own successful business. In 2010, Lauren, along with her […]

Shannon Ford

Mrs. United States Shannon Ford

Imagine for a moment you are standing on a Las Vegas stage. The lights are bright, the crowd is cheering. You are wearing a stunning ball gown. A jewel-encrusted crown is placed upon your head. Shannon Ford did better than just imagine it. She lived it. On August 4, 2011, the 25th anniversary of the […]